Adjunct Faculty

Ester Agopian, MS

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2012

Judith Geneva Balcerzak, MSW, PhD, LCSW

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
International University for Graduate Studies 2010
Licensed as a Clinical Social worker in California, 38 years clinical experience in private and public setting; 25 year experience in higher education; specializations include: women, adults, work, couples, career planning; and lifespan issues.

Robert L Beilin, PhD, MFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Los Angeles 1985
Family mediation, family law mental health intervention, family and couple therapy, assessment of dangerousness, law and ethics, forensic mental health, studies of isomorphic process

Geoffrey Buckley, Ph.D, M.Div., M.S.,LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
Ph.D. Pacifica Graduate Institute 1999
Couple and Family Therapy, Individual Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Recovery

Gina Cole, MS, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
California State University, Northridge 2007

Dianne O. Cooper-Byram, PhD, LMFT

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Graduate Institute 1989

Melissa Donovick, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
Utah State University 2010
Culturally adapted multimedia parenting interventions, Latinx family mental health, and multicultural child emotional and behavioral health

Morris N Eagle, PhD

Previous Distinguished Educator in Residence and Senior Adjunct Professor, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology
New York University 1958
Individual psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, attachment theory and research, attachment theory-based interventions

Ellyn Goldstein, MS, LMFT, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2000
Treatment of Psychological Trauma (child and adult; sexual, physical, emotional abuse; domestic violence, developmental/complex PTSD), parent-child treatment, program management.

Sheila J. Harmon, EdD, LMFT

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2006

Jenna Hess, MA, LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member, Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MFT)
Pepperdine University 2004
Family therapy, parent-child play therapy, systems theory, child and adolescent therapy, risk assessment, anxiety and mood disorders, clinical supervision

Linda Holder, PhD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Pacifica Graduate Institute 2008

Blair Hoover

Adjunct Faculty Member

Robyn Jardine

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jodie Lunine Kaplan, MA, LMFT

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University 1991

Carine M Keenan, M.S., LMFT AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University
Couples, Families, and Individual Psychotherapy specializing in attachment, high conflict, family systems, and men and women's issues

Mary L. Kelso, PhD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
International College 1984

Monica D Lang, MA, MFT

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Antioch University 2003

Aylene Lazar, Psy.D, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
LMFT for 24 years, Adjunct Professor for 7 years. Previous CSW for LA DCFS, California Credentialed Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and PPS in School Counseling.

Patrick Lockwood

Adjunct Faculty Member

Dittmar Loren

Adjunct Faculty Member

Nancy Fisk Maletz, MA, LMFT

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Loyola Marymount University 1980

Ellen E Nichols, RN, BSN, MBA, PsyD

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2016

Martin H Olivares, LMFT, PhD, PsyD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Psychoanalytic Center of California 2014
Bilinigual/Bicultural Psychotherapy, and Psychoanalysis

Mindy R. Puopolo, PsyD

Professor Emeritus and Senior Adjunct Professor, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology
Pepperdine University 1999
Intimate partner violence, attachment theory, infant mental health, gender and sexuality, sports psychology and peace psychology.

Kristen Roye, PsyD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University

Gurpreet Sahan

Adjunct Faculty Member

Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pacifica Graduate Institute 2014
Working transitional age youth and their families to create programming and treat co-occurring disorders.

Lori A Schur, PhD


University of Southern California 1993

Jackson Sousa, MA, LMFT, CSAT

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Santa Monica 2006

Nahed Stefany, MS, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
California State University, Northridge 2005
Main courses that I have taught is Adolescents therapy, cultural diversity, Couples therapy and Gender and Sexuality.

Skye W.F. Stifel, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Santa Barbara 2013

Nicole Talarico, PhD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Riverside 2010

Monica Torres, MSW, LCSW

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Berkeley 2003

Stephanie Trudeau

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jennifer M. Twyford, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Santa Barbara 2012
Identification and prevention of disruptive behavioral problems in children and adolescents, school and juvenile justice system response to youth's mental health needs, prevention of school violence, positive psychology

Autumn Braddock Watson, PhD


University of California at Los Angeles 2005
Clinical health psychology, weight management, coping with chronic medical conditions, tobacco cessation, CBT for anxiety and mood d/o

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